Daughters of 2001

Barbara Hafer

As a public health nurse, she founded the Allegheny County Center for Victims of Violent Crimes. Dedicated to public service, she was the first woman elected as Allegheny County Commissioner and served eight years as State Auditor General and eight years as State Treasurer. In addition to her dis...

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Esther Barazzone

Under her dynamic leadership as President, Chatham College instituted pioneering programs in women?s education and the college enjoyed major enrollment and fundraising growth. She received several honorary degrees for her visionary leadership on behalf of secondary education and also served on ma...

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Helen Faison

A ground breaking educator in Western Pennsylvania for half a century, she is Dean and Director of the Pittsburgh Teacher?s Institute at Chatham College and has been widely recognized as a distinguished teacher, mentor, humanitarian and civic leader. The first African American to serve in several...

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Lucy Durr Hackney

An attorney and founder of the advocacy organization Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, her efforts resulted in health coverage for 100,000 previously uninsured young people in the Commonwealth. As staff attorney at the Juvenile Law Center, she was tenacious in her work on behalf of numerous...

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Matti Gershenfeld

Respected regionally, nationally and internationally for her work as an educator and therapist for women and families, she is President of the International Council of Psychologists and has served her profession as a leader on a wide variety of other psychological associations. She has dedicated...

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Nancy Washington

Committing both her professional and volunteer talents to benefit her region and state, she served as Assistant to the Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh and also as a leader for numerous arts and education organizations, including Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Foundation, African...

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